By Signal Staff
A woman was stabbed to death early Sunday morning in Bouquet Canyon and the suspect was later shot and killed by law enforcement officers, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The sheriff’s Homicide Bureau responded to the intersection of Bouquet Canyon Road and Spunky Canyon Road, near the Bouquet Reservoir, regarding a stabbing death investigation, according to a prepared statement released by the Sheriff’s Department. The incident occurred on Sunday at approximately 1:15 a.m.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect was later shot and killed by law enforcement, at approximately 7:40 a.m. on Sunday at the intersection of Spunky Canyon Road and Bouquet Canyon Road. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
California Highway Patrol Officer Michael Nasir said that CHP was not involved in the shooting, contrary to initial reports. He confirmed it was a sheriff’s deputy-involved shooting.
Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org.
There was no further information released by LASD, at the time of this publication.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.